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Deborah Shidler
M.M., Yale
(916) 278-3903 • Email
Office: Capistrano 455

Courses/Areas Taught
  • Oboe

Professor Deborah Shidler

Deborah Shidler received a Master of Music degree from Yale University and a B.M.E. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is presently a member of Pacific Symphony Orchestra and is Principal Oboe of Berkeley Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Shidler is an active performer throughout the Bay Area including numerous performances with the San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras, San Jose, Sacramento, Oakland Symphonies and Opera San Jose. She has participated in Aspen, Cabrillo and Carmel Bach Music Festivals, Music in the Mountains and the Bach Aria Festival and Institute in New York. Some of the labels for which Ms. Shidler has recorded include Sony Classical, 20th Century Fox, Koch International and Harmonia Mundi.